The writer served as private, sergeant and adjutant in his regiment, the 5th Iowa, till captured at Chattanooga November 1863. Released by Gen. Sherman at Columbia February 1865, he served on that general's staff the rest of the campaign
June 29, 2011 Subject:
what a fantastic story!
Wow! What a facinating and compelling story told here. This should be required reading for any civil war enthusiast. I could not have been more captivated. It is a shame that this book is not more widely known and recommended.